Incredible Cleopatra Facts That You Didn’t Learn in History Class

She Married Two of Her Own Brothers

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With the death of Cleopatra’s father, Pharaoh Ptolemy XII, the 18-year-old became joint ruler along side her 10-year-old brother. Ancient customs at the time forced Cleopatra to marry her younger brother. Years later, after the death of this brother, she married her other brother.

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